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An essay on the natural history of Guiana, in South America : containing a description of many curious productions in the animal and vegetable systems of that country. Together with an account of the religion, manners, and customs of several tribes of its Indian inhabitants. Interspersed with a variety of literary and medical observations. In several letters (MDCCLXIX [1769])



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Author: Bancroft, Edward, 1744-1821; T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt, publisher; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Park, Moses, ill; Quicke, Nutcombe, former owner; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
Subject: Natural history -- Suriname; Natural history -- Suriname; Suriname -- Description and travel Early works to 1800; Suriname -- Description and travel
Publisher: London : Printed for T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt in the Strand
Year: 1769
Language: English
Call number: 2349875
Digitizing sponsor: Sloan Foundation
Book contributor: John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
Collection: johnadamsBPL; bostonpubliclibrary; americana

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John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: "To the Honble. John Adams Esqr. Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of America to his Brittanic Majesty this Volume is very respectful offered by the Author."

John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894


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